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Lisa Scamehorn

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Christina Park
Benefit Advocate
Individual Specialist

Dream Vacation:  Travel to Italy and visit Rome, Venice, and Milan.  I hope to experience riding in a gondola!


Joined the team:  July 2023

While Christina will assist the entire team on special products, spearhead the individual market and support our Medicare eligible customers. Her primary focus will be in guiding employees as they transition in and out of the individual marketplace.  As the tides change for each individual through life events, she will be the point person at Pharos who is ready to patiently provide guidance and options.

Minnesota Life, Accident & Health License                     

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Terri Moxley
Benefit Consultant 

Secret Passion:  Digging in the dirt aka gardening


Joined the team: February 2022

Consulting with our larger clients to navigate the constantly changing topography of employee benefits is Terri’s strength.  Her experience and attention to detail will help our employers and their teams chart a course to provide meaningful benefit packages.  Her efforts in communicating the complicated language of benefits will set our clients at ease.  Together she will assist employers in attracting, retaining and retiring the best talent.

Minnesota Life, Accident & Health License

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Melinda Merkel
Benefit Advocate


Dream Vacation:  Travel to Hamar, Norway to see where my Great Grandma grew up before journeying to Ellis Island with her family in the 1920's.

Joined the team:  July 2021

Melinda works with employers that have 2-9 employees.  Making sure that growing entrepreneurs can keep their business running and still offer a competitive benefits package.  She also assists with any eligibility changes for all clients.  Her positive, caring attitude and thirst for knowledge, will help calm the waters during the constantly changing tides.

Minnesota Life, Accident & Health License

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Julie Keller
Medicare Specialist

Secret Passion:  I am an artist and in my spare time I paint awesome murals

Joined the team:  August 2016


Navigating the ever changing waters and topography of Medicare Supplement, Advantage, Cost and Prescription drug plans keeps Julie busy during the day.  She is patient and understanding and works to ensure you have the correct plan based on your needs, health situation and current medications.


Minnesota Life, Accident & Health License

Wisconsin Life, Accident & Health License

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Kassie VanMoorlehem
Benefit Consultant

Secret Passion:  Getting my hands dirty, either by throwing pottery or in the garden.

Dream Vacation:  Italy or Greece to enjoy the art, history, and of course the food!

Joined the team:  June 2023

Kassie leads the team that assists employers that have 2-49 employees.  Making sure that growing entrepreneurs can keep their business running and still offer a competitive benefits package.  Her experience, energy and excitement about benefits is an great asset when communicating benefits at open enrollment and throughout the year.  Staying on top of trends and keeping up to date on benefit knowledge reduces the waves for all employers.

Minnesota Life, Accident & Health License

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Julie Wheeler
Benefit Advocate

Dream Vacation:  Ireland or Greece to enjoy the landscapes!  

Joined the team: March 2022

As a compass leads you consistently to your destination, Julie keeps the day-to-day customer service on course, so that we can deliver accurate and up to date assistance to our clients and their employees. She supports our internal processes, so that together we can provide a variety of benefits to our employers.  With several years of experience in customer service and the insurance industry her steady confidence and attention to detail complements our crew.

Minnesota Life, Accident & Health License                          

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Joseph Bach
Benefit Analyst


Dream Vacation:  Enjoying the mountains and lakes of Lucerne, Switzerland

Joined the team:  July 2023

Joseph supports the crew by executing, managing and tracking the information surrounding employee benefits.  With his navigation and guidance Pharos is able to set and remain on a steady course.

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